As we enter the 2020-21 academic year there are many unknowns, and with that uncharted territory comes significant financial challenges. To provide our outstanding fans with a way to help our student-athletes thrive despite challenges in the short-term and come out even stronger on the other side, we have established the Support the Swarm Fund.
We hope to have more details on the upcoming seasons in the very near future, but as we launch the Support the Swarm Fund, there are several ways you can help us navigate what could be a challenging financial situation:
- Make a tax-deductible gift in any amount today;
- If you are not a season ticket member, but usually buy single-game tickets to football, men’s basketball or women’s basketball games and are not planning to do so this year due to health concerns, redirect what you would usually spend on attending games into a donation to the Support the Swarm Fund;
- Share this with your fellow Yellow Jackets.
If you are a current season ticket member and wish to contribute to the Support the Swarm Fund, you can a) make an online donation at the link above or b) contact your ticket office representative to discuss ways that you can redirect your ticket investment to the Support the Swarm Fund if you have already made the decision to not attend games this season due to health concerns.
The challenges presented by Covid-19 are undeniable, but with your continued support of our student-athletes, we are hopeful that it can be a one-year road bump for Georgia Tech athletics, rather than a situation that affects our student-athlete experience for years to come.
Thank you for your support of Georgia Tech athletics!
Athletic Scholarship Fund
The top priority for annual gifts, the Athletic Scholarship Fund is essential to obtaining a winning combination of athletic and academic excellence. Endowment distributions cover less than one-third of annual scholarship costs. The Athletic Scholarship Fund provides direct support for student-athlete scholarships and helps bridge the gap between endowment income and scholarship costs.
Donors can fund an Everyday Champions scholarship by pledging the cost of an full annual scholarship over a four-year period, and receive the opportunity to meet and nurture a personal relationship with their scholarship recipient.
The goal for the 2021 Giving Year for the Athletic Scholarship Fund is $2.25 million.